• 1977-09-29
  • The audio consists of the first 56 minutes of the show.
  • Peel mentions amongst others on the show there will be three tracks from Sparks' latest LP, Jean-Luc Ponty and Van Morrison.
  • Peel plays a ten year old jingle from Radio One and doesn't seem to be that impressed.
  • Peel mentions to discard the photograph of him on page 75 in the 12" red vinyl of Radio 1's 10th anniversary issued by the Radio Times.
  • Peel says he'll play the other side of Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers' single later on in the programme.
  • Peel mentions going to Virgin Records a few week ago in Marble Arch and met a girl called Fanny behind the counter who gave him a Steel Pulse cassette, which he was impressed with and decided to bring the group to do a session.
  • Peel plays three tracks from Wishbone Ash's Front Page News LP.
  • According to Peel and Ken Garner's The Peel Sessions book, Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers' Egyptian Reggae and Sham 69's I Don't Wanna were played on the show.



(JP: 'Don't know where they're gone, I think they're going to Plymouth')
(Old Radio 1 jingle)
(Audio cuts off)


  • John Peel (29th September 1977)
  • 0:56:23
  • Thanks to playthatbeat for the recording.

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